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[movies]The New York Times Company v. City of New York Fire Department - New York Court of Appeals
New York Court of Appeals 2/09/2005, C-SPAN Product ID: 185516-1 From C-SPAN's Description: The New York Court of Appeals heard oral argument in the matter of The New York Times Company v. City of New York Fire Department. The New York Times filed a state Freedom of Information Law request in January 2002 to receive access to transcripts of radio calls, 911 calls, and 500 FDNY oral histories regarding the September 11th attacks...
Keywords: courts.gov
Downloads: 251
[movies]Orkin v. Taylor - 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
9th Circuit Court of Appeals 2/12/2007, C-SPAN Program ID: 196779-1 From C-SPAN's Description: The Ninth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals heard oral arguments in Orkin et al. v. Taylor. A lower court dismissed the Orkin family's claim to a painting in the possession of actress Elizabeth Taylor on the grounds that the California three-year statute of limitations had run out. Elizabeth Taylor bought the painting in 1963 at Sotheby's auction house in London, believing the artwork belonged to an...
Keywords: courts.gov
Downloads: 242
[movies]Fox Television v. FCC - 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals
2nd Circuit Court of Appeals 12/20/2006, C-SPAN Program ID: 195903-1 From C-SPAN's Description: Oral arguments were heard by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in the case of Fox Television v. Federal Communications Commission. Fox Television was challenging the FCC's indecency standards and the way it punished broadcasters for airing shows that contain profanity. The network argued that the government violated the First Amendment by embarking on a "radical reinterpretation and expansion" of it...
Keywords: courts.gov
Downloads: 406
[movies]Planned Parenthood v. Gonzales - Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals 10/10/2005, C-SPAN Program ID: 189456-1 From C-SPAN's Description: The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reviewed a lower court decision that struck down a federal law banning partial-birth abortions. The Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003, signed into law by President Bush, prohibits abortions as early as 12 weeks with no exception for the health of the mother. A San Francisco District Court ruled in favor of Planned Parenthood calling the ban unconstitutional...
Keywords: courts.gov
Downloads: 148
[movies]Ralph Nader Ballot Access Case - Florida Supreme Court
The Florida Supreme Court 9/17/2004, C-SPAN Product ID: 183559-1 From C-SPAN's Description: The Florida Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Tallahassee on whether independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader's name would be included on the Florida presidential ballot this year. The Florida Democratic Party sued to keep Mr. Nader's name off of the ballot, claiming the Florida Reform Party was not a legitimate political party in the state because of the low numbers of supporters and funds...
Keywords: courts.gov
Downloads: 129
[movies]The State of the Judiciary - Federal Circuit Judicial Conference
Federal Circuit Judicial Conference 5/19/2006, C-SPAN Program ID: 192618-1 From C-SPAN's Description: Moderated by Mr. Phillips, all the Federal Circuit Court judges discussed their docket work loads, rules and decision-making processes, critical cases on the docket, the use of computers and the Internet, a mediation pilot program, video conferencing and videotaping of oral arguments, and expanding federal courts to handle immigration cases...
Keywords: courts.gov
Downloads: 117
[movies]Santiago v. Rumsfeld - 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
9th Circuit Court of Appeals 4/06/2005, C-SPAN Product ID: 186185-1 From C-SPAN's Description: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th District heard oral argument in the case of Santiago v. Rumsfeld. Sergeant Emiliano Santiago, a member of the Oregon Army National Guard, had two weeks left of an 8-year agreement to serve in the National Guard when was he ordered to Afghanistan for a year or more. Sergeant Santiago sought an injunction to stop his deployment to Afghanistan while he challenged the ...
Keywords: courts.gov
Downloads: 340
[movies]AFL-CIO v. Hood - Florida Supreme Court
The Florida Supreme Court 10/13/2004, C-SPAN Program ID: 183918-1 From C-SPAN's Description: The Florida Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a lawsuit demanding that all provisional ballots be counted regardless of the location cast. Provisional ballots were created in the 2001 election reform law as a way to guarantee that voters whose names don't show up on the voting rolls, perhaps through error, could still vote on Election Day...
Keywords: courts.gov
Downloads: 127
[movies]Padilla v. Lever - 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
9th Circuit Court of Appeals 6/22/2006, C-SPAN Program ID: 193153-1 From C-SPAN's Description: The full panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments in Padilla v. Lever over allegations that Orange County, California, election officials violated the Voting Rights Act of 1965 by not providing petitions in both English and Spanish for the recall of a Santa Ana Unified District school board member...
Keywords: courts.gov
Downloads: 253
[movies]Oral Arguments for Same-Sex Marriage - New York Court of Appeals
New York State Court of Appeals 6/10/2006, C-SPAN Program ID: 192955-1 From C-SPAN's Description: On May 31, 2006, New York's highest court, in Albany, heard oral arguments in four same-sex marriage cases: Hernandez v. Robles, Samuels v. New York State Dept. of Health, Matter of Kane v. Marsolais, and Seymour v. Holcomb. At issue was granting marriage licenses to same-sex couples based on the New York constitution's guarantee of "equality, liberty and privacy for all New Yorkers." The challenge ...
Keywords: courts.gov
Downloads: 1,050
[movies]Bush v. Schiavo - Florida Supreme Court
Florida Supreme Court 8/31/2004, C-SPAN Product ID: 183214-1 From C-SPAN's Description: The Florida Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Jeb Bush v. Michael Schiavo. Mr. Schiavo is the husband and legal guardian of Terri Schiavo, who suffered cardiac arrest and fell into a coma in 1990, resulting in brain damage. Michael Schiavo received permission from a Florida trial court to disconnect his wife's feeding tube and allow her to die...
Keywords: courts.gov
Downloads: 462
[movies]Oral Arguments against Same-Sex Marriage - New York Court of Appeals
New York State Court of Appeals 6/17/2006, C-SPAN Program ID: 192974-1 From C-SPAN's Description: On May 31, 2006, New York's highest court, in Albany, heard oral arguments in four same-sex marriage cases: Hernandez v. Robles, Samuels v. New York State Dept. of Health, Matter of Kane v. Marsolais, and Seymour v. Holcomb. At issue was granting marriage licenses to same-sex couples based on the New York constitution's guarantee of "equality, liberty and privacy for all New Yorkers." The challenge ...
Keywords: courts.gov
Downloads: 1,051
[movies]Cameras in the Courts - Committee on the Judiciary
U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary 11/09/2005, C-SPAN Program ID: 189838-1 Hearings on Cameras in the Courts From C-SPAN's Description: First Senators Grassley and Schumer testified. Then judges, attorneys and television executives testified about the use of cameras in the courtrooms of various federal courts. Among the topics they addressed were the potential value of public access to federal judicial proceedings through television coverage, the reluctance of the U.S...
Keywords: courts.gov; judiciary.gov
Downloads: 171
[movies]Oral Arguments - 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
The Honorable Harry Pregerson The Honorable Michael Daly Hawkins The Honorable Margaret McKeown Judicial Proceeding Domestice Surveillance Program U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit San Francisco, California (United States) ID: 200464 - 08/15/2007 (Recorded and Copied from C-SPAN and Uploaded to the Internet Archive) U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco heard oral arguments in two cases on the government's warrantless wiretapping program...
Keywords: nsa; wiretap; att; eff; hooptedoodle; courts.gov
Downloads: 1,848
[movies]Marbury v. Madison - Judicial Conference of the United States
Equal Justice Under Law Marbury v. Madison (1st in a 4 part series). Dramatizations of historic decisions from the courtroom of America's great Chief Justice, John Marshall. Who determines what the Constitution means—what is and is not constitutional? In this 1803 case the Supreme Court established its responsibility to review the constitutionality of acts of Congress. President John Adams appointed Federalist William Marbury as justice of the peace, but failed to deliver Marbury's official co...
Keywords: Judicial Conference; Supreme Court; courts.gov
Downloads: 7,777
[movies]Gibbons v. Ogden - Judicial Conference of the United States
Equal Justice Under Law Gibbons v. Ogden (4th in a 4 part series). Presents a conflict between the States and Congress over the authority to regulate commerce. In this case, which linked States' authority to license steamboats in federal waters with a seemingly unrelated issue, slavery, Chief Justice Marshall interpreted the Constitution to give the Federal Government the duty to determine the rules of commerce and established how to lay the foundation for an American common market nearly a cent...
Keywords: Judicial Conference; Supreme Court; courts.gov
Downloads: 2,289
[movies]United States v. Aaron Burr - Judicial Conference of the United States
Equal Justice Under Law United States v. Aaron Burr (3rd in a 4 part series). Dramatizations of historic decisions from the courtroom of America's great Chief Justice, John Marshall. Dramatizes the trial of Aaron Burr, presided over by Chief Justice John Marshall. Strictly adhering to the Constitution, Marshall stepped between Burr and death, and the doors were closed against government abuse of the treason charge...
Keywords: Judicial Conference; Supreme Court; courts.gov
Downloads: 2,120
[movies]McCulloch v. Maryland - Judicial Conference of the United States
Equal Justice Under Law McCulloch v. Maryland (2nd in a 4 part series). Dramatizations of historic decisions from the courtroom of America's great Chief Justice, John Marshall. Can states tax the operations of the federal government? In this unpopular decision, the Supreme Court dealt a great blow to a claim of states' rights by striking down a state's attempt to interfere with a legitimate federal activity...
Keywords: Judicial Conference; Supreme Court; courts.gov
Downloads: 5,551
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